handle with kid gloves

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Related to handle with kid gloves: treat with kid gloves, gloves are off
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Verb1.handle with kid gloves - handle with great care and sensitivity; "You have to handle the students with kid gloves"
do by, treat, handle - interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently"
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